Valtrex Side Effects - Nausea, vomiting, headache, loss of appetite, weakness, stomach pain or dizziness may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the Valtrex prescription herpes medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if your condition does not appear to improve or you experience a worsening of symptoms while taking this medication for genital herpes.
Precautions - Tell your doctor if you have any kidney disease, blood disorders or if you have any allergies. Valtrex should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits of taking the prescription Valtrex treatment with your doctor. It is not known if this herpes medication appears in breast milk. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding. Read all precautions before you order Valtrex online.
Drug Interactions - Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including cimetidine or probenecid.
Missed Valtrex Dose - Try to take each dose of Valtrex at the scheduled time. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next treatment, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual Valtrex dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up on your treatment.
Storage - Store this prescription herpes medication at room temperature between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 to 25 degrees C) away from heat and light. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
Notes - the Valtrex prescription medication for genital herpes is most effective if it is started within 48 hours of when the rash first appears.
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